Southwest Florida’s newest, most powerful radar takes its place

Published: May 27, 2022 6:28 PM EDT
Updated: May 27, 2022 6:51 PM EDT

WINK, the Weather Authority was already the station viewers trusted for storm coverage.

And this hurricane season, storm reporting will be even stronger thanks to its new dual-polarization Doppler radar.

It’s Southwest Florida’s most advanced Doppler radar.

WINK News now has a dual-pol doppler radar, the most advanced, in Southwest Florida.

On Friday, crews were installing the dome over in Charlotte County.

Watch WINK News Chief Meteorologist Matt Devitt explain how this will help with forecasts in the media player above.